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this amendment is often cited in cases involving civil rights
term for unlimited debate in the senate
they often produce issue orientated commercials. they can't support a candidate but their commercials often help one candidate over another
fancy word meaning 2 houses
this justice created the concept of judicial review
Many think of this position as the 2nd most powerful person in washington
laws that involve race are often subject to this type of scrutiny when they are brought before court
number of years for a senate term
this committee determines whether amendments can be added, time of debate, etc.
the process of acquiring your political beliefs
According to this rule evidence obtained illegally is inadmissable in court
this type of federalism created under reagan attempted to give the power to the states
Republicans often get their news from this network
you must be at least this old to run for president
when disputes arise between the states and the national government this clause makes the national government right
3 men wrote this series of 85 essays defending the constitution
this is the most sophisticated form of putting together a polling sample
according to Marshall's ruling in the case 'the power to tax is the power to destroy'
this pamphlet enouraged colonists to support the Declaration of Ind.
article of the constitution dealing with the legislative branch
discimination based on law
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protects Americans from cruel and unusual punishment
this clause in the Constitution is the basis for implied powers
discrimination based on culture, living patterns, etc.
this is ad meant to protect you from an upcoming attack
States like Iowa nominate candidates through these more social and time consuming alternatives to primaries
voting an elected official out of office before his/her term is up
(Religious Group) they tend to be be the most liberal religious group
It is their job to count votes, organize party members in their chamber, etc.
This kind of vote is the only way to end a filibuster in the senate
some governors have the ability to do this which mean strike down or eliminate part of a bill
form of democracy in which people people participate elected officials
labor groups, corporations, and other groups are examples of this type of interest group
Mr. R belongs to which party
using the court as a tool of social change
Rule by an elite few
more than anything else this influence impacts your political ideology
corporations, interest groups,and individuals create these to raise money and donate it to political campaigns
these make up the most numerous forms of government in America
these hispanics tend to be Republicans
young people get much of their news from this spoof of the O'Reilly factor

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Created Jun 9, 2011ReportNominate
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